Walking & hiking
Franz Josef glacier walks
Enjoy moderate to easy walks around the township of Franz Josef and its glacier.
Glacier Valley walk
Time and skill level: 45 minutes | moderate
From the glacier car park it’s a 45-minute walk to the public glacier viewing point.
Te Ara A Waiau walkway
Time and skill level: 1 hour | easy
Track goes from village to glacier carpark via bush track.
Peters Pool walk
Time and skill level: 25 minutes | easy
Enjoy reflective views of the glacier and mountain peaks from the smaller kettle lake.
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